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Why Do So Many Judges Cite Jane Austen in Legal Decisions?
It is a truth universally acknowledged that Jane Austen quotes and references are constantly showing up in court

(Radio) Britain's first transgender headteacher
Claire Birkenshaw recounts what happened the first day she came to the boys' secondary school she worked at in Hull, northern England, as Miss instead of Sir.

(Video) Millicent Fawcett: First woman statue on Parliament Square
Less than 3% of statues in the UK are of women. Rachael Thorn explains why Millicent Fawcett is getting one.

And finally (for now) this is my favourite new artist - Annie Swynnerton. Just LOOK AT HOW AMAZING SHE WAS:

(Video) 'Forgotten' feminist artist's work on show
Annie Swynnerton was a leading 19th Century painter and a well-known women's equality campaigner.

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Date: 30 April 2018 05:45 am (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] conuly
Great links, thanks.

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Date: 30 April 2018 10:01 am (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] watervole
I'm so glad they chose Fawcett rather than a suffragette. The latter got more publicity, but the former had more impact in terms of women getting the vote.

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